Thank you for being a 90 percenter

Our daily cases are dropping Read more…

Apr. 22, 2020   |   John Richardson


Responding to the homelessness impacts of COVID-19

COVID-19 is one of the most dramatic public health crises we have ever experienced. Its reach is worldwide; its health impact severe. Many of those who are homeless, particularly those who have been rough sleeping for long periods, are far more likely than the general population to experience chronic illnesses and mental health conditions. They are at high risk of severe health impacts and mortality from COVID-19 and will need significant support during this period. Read more…

Apr. 15, 2020   |   Professor Paul Flatau


Ways to manage working solo through the health crisis

In these challenging times, most of our Foundations, Trusts and NFPs are working from home and dealing with a radical change in the nature of their work. How do we look after ourselves in this new situation and continue to deliver at a time when our communities need us more than ever? Dr Kathleen O’Moore, of the Black Dog Institute, provides some guidance in troubled times. Read more…

Apr. 08, 2020   |   Dr Kathleen O'Moore


Helping community sport tackle COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has devastated our economy and turned lives all over Australia and around the world upside down. Among the many impacts has been a virtual cessation of sport at all levels, and while the suspension of the AFL and NRL and the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics have grabbed the media headlines, the most damaging aspect to our community resilience and mental health has been the embargo on community and grassroots sport. Read more…

Apr. 01, 2020   |   Patrick Walker


The reasons why funding the arts matter

Now, more than ever, the arts needs support, says Fiona Menzies, CEO Creative Partnerships Australia Read more…

Mar. 25, 2020   |   Fiona Menzies


How should philanthropy be thinking in response to COVID-19?

We are confronting a rare conjunction of circumstances that pose challenges for philanthropy – and we need to think about how we respond. It brings to mind my favourite Victor Frankl quote: “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom”. Read more…

Mar. 17, 2020   |   Sarah Davies AM


Why collaboration is essential if we are to successfully tackle COVID-19.

COVID-19, represents an unprecedented health and economic challenge to our community in Australia, and our neighbours around the world. Read more…

Mar. 17, 2020   |   Professor Brendan Crabb AC


How philanthropy can help tackle the scourge of family violence

Over the last two years Domestic Violence Victoria (DV Vic) has worked in partnership with a committed group of philanthropists to support their contributions to the implementation of the Victorian Government’s Royal Commission into Family Violence Recommendations. Read more…

Mar. 10, 2020   |   Emma Morgan


How a new governance approach offers hope for better educational outcomes

In November 2017, a landmark Partnership Agreement was signed between the Victorian Government, via the Department of Education and Training (DET), and the Colman Foundation to take the learnings from Doveton College and establish a place-based and integrated education approach at ten school sites across Victoria. Read more…

Mar. 04, 2020   |   Sean Corey


The governance of giving

Over the last few months, our hearts have gone out to those affected by the devastating bushfires, and in turn to the extraordinary efforts of volunteers providing services and support on the ground. It’s time to take a step back and acknowledge the people that sit behind them, believe me, there are many. Read more…

Feb. 27, 2020   |   Lisa Grinham


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